Mrs. Medina is the proud Principal of HOPE Christian School Caritas. She is blessed to be a Cougar! A Cougar is an individual who shares the love of Christ and is willing to give their all. In her role, she is honored to set individuals on fire for Christ, provide a structured and joyful academic environment, and build lasting relationships. When she's not at school, she enjoys being with her church family at Word of Grace Fellowship, spending quality time with her wonderful Husband, writing, and shopping at Nike or Express clothing stores. At HOPE Caritas, we are more than just a team, we are family! She can’t wait to witness our Lord and Savior do miraculous things through a people that are yielded to Him.
Education has been a passion of Emma’s throughout her life. Emma attended the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee and majored in Urban Education. Upon graduation, she began teaching 1st grade at HOPE Caritas. Emma always had a strong focus on academic data in her classroom. She used her student’s standardized assessment scores to inform her data-driven instruction in both whole group and small group settings. Emma was recognized by the network for her student’s outstanding MAP scores, and teachers from other schools came to observe her classroom. After excelling as a first-grade teacher for 6.5 years, Emma was promoted to the Elementary Dean of Instruction role at HOPE Caritas. Emma works to ensure the elementary teachers in the building feel supported and valued; Emma is enjoying her role in helping other teachers learn and grow to ensure their students have excellent academic outcomes. As one of the staff members who has been at HOPE Caritas the longest, Emma is full of knowledge and fun facts that she loves to share with other staff members. Emma’s passion for education and putting students first is truly evident in everything she does.
Katie Evins is the Dean of Students at HOPE Christian School Caritas. She embodies the meaning of Caritas; "Christian Love". She is a child of God, loved and saved by Jesus! She’s eager to share her experiences with every scholar, in hopes that she builds everlasting relationships with all families at HOPE Caritas. Her hobbies include spending time with family, shopping, watching movies, cooking, and eating snacks. She looks forward to meeting her new team and family. She believes in building relationships and setting a strong foundation so that our scholars can reach their high academic goals.
"Greater is He that is in me, than He that is in the world." -I John 4:4
Ms. P grew up in Milwaukee, WI. She previously worked as a Registered Behavioral Technician working with kids with ASD. Ms. P worked in that field for four years, leading her to HOPE Caritas in Feb. 2023. Recently joined HOPE Christian School Caritas as School Admissions Manager, where she strives to support parents in the academic journeys of their scholars.
My Name is Dortha Harris-Luckett, and I am proud to be ADOS at Hope Caritas. We are a family committed to raising a village. I yet believe when parents and teachers work together as one! With God we can accomplish anything!!! I am a Credentialed Childhood Care Educator! It's My belief that learning starts from the day a child is born, and that all children should be loved, cared for with respect, and seen as unique individuals with purpose and destiny!
As Educators everyday won't be easy!, but God says 'He' knows the thoughts concerning EVERYONE of us and its GOOD!!! Jeremiah 29:11.
When we are all committed to the assignment! The Village wins!!!